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Name, Aliases & Gender
||John David Dillon
Birth, Occupation & Death
|Date of Birth:
|Date of Death:
||26th May, 1798
life span was 60 years*
* Median life span based on contributions
Conviction & Transportation
Sentenced to 7 years
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Robin Sharkey on 18th April, 2019 wrote:
JOHN DILLON was transported for 7 years from Ireland on the convict ship “Marquis Cornwallis” after being found guilty at Dublin on 3 October 1793 of stealing. “Marquis Cornwallis” convict ship did not depart Ireland for almost another two years, in August 1795, and arrived at NSW in February 1796.
NEWSPAPER REPORT OF IRISH CRIME:
Freemans Journal Sat 5 Oct 1793, p 4.
“TRIALS at the THOLSEL,
“Before Denis George Esq, Recorder of the City of Dublin.
“THURSDAY OCT 3
“John Murray, for stealing 4 shirts and other articles the property of Patrick Lynham.
“John Dillon, and Eliza Dillon, for stealing a sattin cloak, and other articles, the property of Patrick Kivans. All to be transported for seven years.”
D Wong on 19th April, 2019 wrote:
26/5/1798: (Burial date) John David Dillon - Convict Marquis Cornwallis 1796
was buried at the Old Sydney Burial Ground.
Convict Changes History
Robin Sharkey on 18th April, 2019 made the following changes:
convicted at, term: 7 years, voyage, source: Freemans Journal Sat 5 Oct 1793, p 4. (prev. ), firstname: John, surname: Dillon, alias1: , alias2: , alias3: , alias4: , date of birth: 0000, date of death: 0000, gender: m, occupation, crime
D Wong on 19th April, 2019 made the following changes:
voyage, source: Freemans Journal Sat 5 Oct 1793, p 4.
http://members.pcug.org.au/~ppmay/cgi-bin/irish/irish.cgi (prev. Freemans Journal Sat 5 Oct 1793, p 4.), alias1: John David Dillon, date of death: 26th May, 1798 (prev. 0000)